MARK ANDERSON
5331 NE 36th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97211
(503) 287-9153
andersonenterprises@hotmail.com
www.andersonenterprises.us

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PROFILE
Versatile, seasoned writer/editor/proofreader with excellent communication and management skills. Team player with artistic ability, computer savvy and close attention to detail. Adept at generating ideas, finding creative solutions, meeting deadlines and working under pressure. Fluent in AP style.

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EXPERIENCE
Owner I 2004-present
Anderson Enterprises I Portland
Writing, editing, proofreading: Rejuvenation (catalog and web copy, headlines, editing and proofing), Thread Creative (web copy for adidas), Voxtel (engineering-proposal editing), Lawyer X (140,000-word manuscript editing), The Oregonian (feature writing), Figure 8 Creative (catalog copy and headlines; editing and proofing), Insitu/Boeing (drone technical-manual editing), GISI Marketing Group (wrote beauty-school teaching manual), nwcurrent.com (environmental reporting), NABA (built and maintained website for adult baseball league), more.

U.S. Correspondent I 2005-2013
Windpower Monthly I London
News reporting, features and interviews covering the North American utility-scale wind industry for the world's leading wind power magazine. Five-hundred stories, a quarter-million words. Extensive editing and proofreading.

Editor & Publisher I 2000-2006
NW Drizzle I Portland
Founded nwdrizzle.com, a monthly arts and culture e-magazine. Designed site, managed layout and content from dozens of contributors. Wrote more than 60 monthly columns.

Associate Editor I 2004-2006
Tidepool I Portland
Responsible for updates of Tidepool.org (now daily.sightline.org), a Pacific Northwest news service providing links and rankings of environment-related stories from more than 60 local, regional, national and international sources.

Session Editor I 2002-2004
Oregon State Legislature I Salem, Ore.
Edited, fact-checked and proofread legislative bills, resolutions and amendments for State of Oregon's Office of the Legislative Counsel. Extensive research.

Communications Editor I 1996-2000
PacifiCorp I Portland
Published nearly 200 editions of online employee newsletter, PacifiCorp Today, including design, layout, production, news and features, headlines, photography, editing, proofreading. Brochures, newsletters, research, voice work.

Freelance Sportswriter I 1981-88 and 1993-96
The Associated Press I Minneapolis
Filed hundreds of deadline stories, including event coverage, byline features and locker room interviews. MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, PGA, LPGA, pro tennis, NCAA, prep state tourneys, more. Passed full-time employment exams, New York, 1988.

Media Coordinator I 1994-96
City of Minneapolis / Community Crime Prevention I Minneapolis
Responsible for award-winning National Night Out crime-prevention event. Participation increased from less than 30,000 to 40,000-plus, raised more than $100,000 in corporate funds and services. Media and community relations

Assistant Manager of Communications I 1988-93
PR Newswire I New York
Shared responsibility for global computer operations in support of business and financial news service linking 15,000 corporate sources with thousands of media outlets, databases and stock exchanges. Assisted 20 domestic bureaus. Created operations manual, trained employees. Editing and proofreading.

Broadcast Operations Manager I 1981-88
Padilla Speer Beardsley / Sports Score Central I Minneapolis
Shared responsibility for sports information wire service feeding Midwest media outlets. Co-designed system to compile extensive individual player statistics for Minneapolis Star Tribune. Developed and hosted statewide radio score program.

Media Coordinator I 1983-84
Midwest Triathlon I Austin, Minn.
Co-developed marketing strategy for start-up 140.6-mile endurance event.

Disc Jockey I 1978-81
KVSC-FM I St. Cloud, Minn.
Hosted four-hour weekly jazz program
at St. Cloud State University.

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EDUCATION
HTML course work, Mt. Hood Community College (2000)
Work toward video certificate, New York University (1992-93)
B.A., Journalism
, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn. (1981)
B.S., Business (marketing), St. Cloud State University (1981)